Mate的美式英语课带你一起学You’re toast 你完了



Did you have toast for breakfast today?

今日小常识

In the UK, toast is one of the most widely eaten breakfast foods. While some people choose to just spread a simple topping on their toast like butter, jam, peanut butter or marmalade; others prefer to have eggs, baked beans, bacon or sausage on their toast for a more hearty meal.

在英国,最常见的早餐食品之一就是“吐司 toast”。有些人会选择在吐司上抹上一曾简单的酱类,比如,butter 黄油,jam 果酱,peanut butter 花生酱或 marmalade 桔子酱;而有些人则更喜欢饱吃一顿,他们会选择把像 eggs鸡蛋,baked beans 焗豆,bacon 培根或 sausage 香肠等食物放在吐司上。

今日短语

非正式表达 you’re toast 的意思是“你完了”,多用来表达警告之意。这个表达也可以用来表示某物被毁灭了 something is toast。

例句

If you make a mistake in your monthly report again, you’re toast! You really have to be more careful.

He crashed his car last week and completely destroyed it. It was toast.

请注意

Toast 做动词还有“祝酒、敬某人一杯”的意思,to toast someone。

Let’s toast our wonderful assistant, Phil. He’s worked really hard this year and his sense of humour has kept everyone going through a difficult time. To Phil!

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